Two adult male passage birds feeding on seed, mostly frontal views.

Two adult male passage birds feeding on seed, mostly frontal views.
Species: Hawfinch   Coccothraustes coccothraustes
Subspecies: shulpini
Author: Mark Andrews
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Added to IBC: 2 Jul 2013 - 12:25
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Altitude (m): 
13 meters


Assumed subspecies schulpini rather than japonicus, though the latter may also pass through the area on migration.

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Mark Andrews, IBC1213206. Video of Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes at Beidaihe, China (Northern). Accessible at

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